Stories

Remember waking up on a cold December morning and peeking out your window as a child, and to your delight, a perfect blanket of white snow has completely enveloped your little landscape. Seamless, you have trouble telling apart bushes near the sidewalk and the neighbor’s...

Our Winter Arts Guide includes a preview of our annual holiday exhibit, quick snippets of information about projects on the horizon, the stories behind our upcoming showcase exhibits, and, of course, details about lots of great arts events! If you would like to receive a hard...

Noblesville Parks is excited to announce that Holidays at the Hill is back this year!  This event coincides with the ice- skating rink and lighting of the holiday sculptures. Holidays at the Hill is looking for vendors to sell their wares at the event. ...

Muscled, spandex-clad superheroes versus fuzzy bunnies in striped sweaters.Moonlit, gritty city rooftops versus sunny meadows.Dark, moody character studies versus colorful, detailed botanical studies. These are the artistic battles that are waged daily in the Sayger-McGill Household. Aili McGill and Stuart Sayger met in 2013 and initiated a...

The On Ramp Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator program focuses on emerging artists and, according to the IAC, “includes a three-day intensive entrepreneurship and community engagement workshop and the chance to apply for up to $2,000 to put the lessons into action. Cohorts become incredible networks of...

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (October 18, 2022) — The iconic Lacy Building in downtown Noblesville is getting a new twist on its decades of rich history.  In late 2021, Chris Nurnberger and his wife Katie reached out to Nickel Plate Arts after purchasing the property. They asked what...

Dan Howell’s clay work began when he was a boy, making sculptures on the creek banks near the source of the White River on his father’s farm in central Indiana. With encouragement for his high school art teacher, he continued his foray into clay. He...

ARCADIA, Ind.-- Any fin is possible with teamwork. Last Friday, volunteers from Duke Energy, Hamilton Heights and Keep Noblesville Beautiful worked together to paint two aquatic themed crosswalk murals in downtown Arcadia.       With a weekly evening farmers market, new splash pad and an incoming brewery, downtown...

Nickel Plate Arts needs volunteers for upcoming events. Volunteering is a great way to get involved with and support our arts community, while also having a lot of fun! Brief descriptions of volunteers roles appear below: we can provide more detail upon request. Even...